After users noticed last week that the terms "bisexual" and "bisexuality" were turning up no search results on Twitter, the company responded to criticism from LGBTQ advocates on Tuesday, apologising and blaming a "technical issue" for the error. As it turns out, Twitter used an outdated list of terms associated with porn to determine what constituted sensitive material.
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What's going on here? Numerous Twitter users have noticed that searching for the terms bisexual or bisexuality (with or without a hashtag) and clicking on the fields for photo, video, or news results returns nothing but a message stating, "The term you entered did not bring up any results. You may have mistyped your term or your search setting could be protecting you from some potentially sensitive content."
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.